Water in your paint comes from three different sources: wet paper, a wet brush and/or your palette. And water affects the value of your colour. Here's what you need to know about controlling that ratio.
Salt can be used in all kinds of interesting ways in your watercolour paintings. I love using it to create texture in my rock paintings but it does so many things! Here's a simple exercise to add this fun resource to your own creative toolbox.
How do you find time for creative pursuits when your schedule feels packed full of other priorities? Here are some ideas on how to resolve that dilemma.
Combining watercolours and plastic wrap can create interesting textures and effects. If you’d like to give this technique a try - here are the steps.
Paper, pigment and brushes are your basic tools as a watercolourist. I've seen too many people get discouraged and think they can't learn this medium when in reality, they were fighting their tools. Give yourself a break and don't skimp.